Obituaries

Thu
21
May

James D. Werth

James “Jim” D. Werth, 69, of Clintonville, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton, following a brief illness.

The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville, is assisting the family.

Thu
21
May

Kim M. Vanboxtel

Kim Marie Vanboxtel, 48, of Shawano, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Oak Haven in Shawano.

Funeral service arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. of Shawano is assisting the family with the service arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.mickelsonfs.com.

Thu
21
May

Seth M. Henry

Seth Mark Henry, 22, of Bowler, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

Seth was born in Wausau on March 23, 1993, the son of Josh Henry and Jolene (Maas) Szucs. After graduating from Bowler High School, Seth attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Seth had the ability to brighten anyone’s day with his smile, sense of humor and his own creation of fun. He enjoyed racing go-karts, ice racing, snowmobiling, hunting, working with his dad as a carpenter, and his special time spent with his mom, brother and sisters.

Thu
21
May

Nancy Buss

Nancy Buss, 79, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Madison, surrounded by her three children.

Nancy Nickles was born July 29, 1935, in Madison, daughter of the late Robert J. and Dorcas (Branson) Nickles. She was a graduate of Madison West High School, attended Lawrence University in Appleton and graduated in 1957 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in social work. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She was united in marriage to Stanley “Stub” Buss on Aug. 23, 1958, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Madison.

Thu
21
May

Elizabeth Ann Jahnke

Elizabeth Ann Jahnke, 70, of Johnson Creek, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Facility in Johnson Creek. Elizabeth was born in Lowes, Kentucky, on May 5, 1945, the daughter of Gilbert Moss and Annie Florence (Lamm) Toy.

She graduated from Lowes High School and received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Murray State University. Elizabeth taught elementary school in Jefferson for five years and Cambridge for 25 years.

Elizabeth married Michael Davis Markgraff, and together they had three children. Elizabeth later married Donald Anthony Jahnke, and following her retirement they resided in Bowler. Don preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 2013.

In June 2014, Elizabeth moved back to the Cambridge area to be closer to her family.

Wed
20
May

Barbara J. Koeller

Barbara J. Koeller, 90, died April 20, 2015, at Greenfield Senior Living in Memphis, Tennessee, after a long illness. She was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota, on March 14, 1925, to Jeanne Wilson and August L. Dietrich.

She spent her childhood in Milwaukee and Marion. She was the widow of Roy G. Koeller, to whom she was married for 63 years. They raised four children, a daughter and three sons, as a military family. Following Mr. Koeller’s retirement from the U.S. Navy, the family moved to Memphis in 1958. They were members of Christ the King Lutheran Church and the Military Order of World Wars, Memphis Chapter.

Wed
20
May

Dennis Skalitzky

Dennis “Skip” Skalitzky, 73, Pulaski, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at his home with his family and friends at his side. The son of Alice (Blish) and the late Ben Skalitzky was born March 15, 1942, in Shawano.

On March 3, 1962, Skip was united in marriage to Karen Schutt in Shawano. The couple made their home in Shawano and eventually moved to Pulaski, where they have resided for over 40 years. Dennis worked for several years at Carver Yachts, and then was employed as a trucker for Schneider trucking until retiring in 2009.

Dennis was an active firefighter with the Pulaski Tri-County Fire Department for over 30 years. He enjoyed spending time at the fire station, repairing equipment and being actively involved with the department. “Hi old man, how’re you doing today!” Some of the hobbies Skip enjoyed were hunting, fishing and building hunting stands.

Wed
20
May

Irene Brady

God called Irene Martha Louise (Dieck) Brady, 103, of Oshkosh, and formerly of Tigerton, home on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home at the Waterford at Oshkosh.

Irene was born on Jan. 10, 1912, in the town of Dupont to William and Mary (Fuhrman) Dieck. She was united in marriage on Nov. 9, 1933, to Patrick James Brady at St. Anthony’s Church in Tigerton, and they were married for 74 years. In 1940, they moved into the farm home they built on County Road J outside of Tigerton where Irene lived for 69 years. In September 2009, she moved to the Camelot Apartments in Marion, where she celebrated her 100th birthday and took care of herself until moving into assisted living to be near her family.

Tue
19
May

Paul W. Pierce

Paul W. Pierce, 73, of Hollister, Florida, and formerly of Shawano, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Paul was born on Sept. 12, 1941, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late William H. and Virginia C. Pierce.

Paul is survived by his wife of 40 years, Angela Pierce; son, Cole Pierce; brothers, John Pahrump, Nevada, Al (Leona) Camdenton, Missouri, Nick (Betty) Cecil; and sister, Sue Livingston, Texas. He is also survived by his nephews, Michael Pierce, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nicholas (Josh) Pierce (Crissy), New London, Al Pierce, Tinley Park, Illinois, Jason Jones, Plover; nieces, Tiffiny Pierce Kuntz (Bob), Abbotsford, Gina Pierce, Scottsdale, Arizona, Nicole Pierce Jackel (David), Abbotsford, and Nikki Somers, Lake Delton; and his Great Dane, Diesel.

He was preceded in death by his brother Patrick.

Tue
19
May

Allan L. Loney

Allan L. Loney, 69, of Navarino, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2015. He was born on Sept. 28, 1945, son of the late Melvin and Elleanore (Measner) Loney. On Aug. 6, 2004, he was united in marriage to Mary Schommer.

Allan was an Army Vietnam veteran and farmed in Polk County until his retirement. Allan was a member of the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, The Iron Brigade Civil War re-enactment group, and was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Howard.

He enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling with his wife, but his real passion was farming. He was a good storyteller and enjoyed belonging to his veteran group.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; son, Drew; brother, Myron (Karen) Loney; sister, Barb (Paul) Anderson, sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Kurt) Andrews.

Allan was preceded in death by his sister, Diane Van Cleave.

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